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Though there were some limits to which photos security analysts were allowed to see, with bulk searches limited to metadata, security analysts were allowed to see "webcam images associated with similar Yahoo identifiers to your known target".

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You can do that today, but from a guy’s standpoint, the previous way was far better because you could get some familiarity with a woman and sound intelligent BEFORE you exchanged pics. There are guys doing great on Tinder and other apps, but the bias is enormously in the female favor now, and it wasn’t before.

I have heard that certain cities are better for men than others, though, like Manhattan.

The images were collected in a searchable database, and used for experiments in facial recognition, to monitor known targets, and to discover new targets. for surveillance was taken because "Yahoo webcam is known to be used by GCHQ targets".

Unlike the US NSA, the UK GCHQ is not required by law to minimize the collection from domestic citizens, so UK citizens could have been targeted on the same level as non-UK citizens.

Optic Nerve is a mass surveillance program run by the British signals intelligence agency Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), with help from the US National Security Agency, that surreptitiously collects private webcam still images from users while they are using a Yahoo! As an example of the scale, in one 6-month period, the program is reported to have collected images from 1.8 million Yahoo! The program was first reported on in the media in February 2014, from documents leaked by the former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, but dates back to a prototype started in 2008, and was still active in at least 2012.

The leaked documents describe the users under surveillance as "unselected", meaning that data was collected indiscriminately in bulk from users regardless of whether they were an intelligence target or not.

The documents show the legal status of the system was discussed, particularly in relation to using automated facial matching to identify the people in the pictures.

“It was agreed that the legalities of such a capability would be considered once it had been developed, but that the general principle applied would be that if the accuracy of the algorithm was such that it was useful to the analyst,” one document from 2008 reads.

Nick Pickles, the director of civil liberties group Big Brother Watch, said Orwell’s 1984 was “supposed to be a warning, not an instruction manual”.

“Secretly intercepting and taking photographs from millions of people’s webcam chats is as creepy as it gets,” he said.

The project didn’t target individual users; rather it targeted Yahoo webcam chats between 20.

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